On September 2, 2020, WESTAF launched its new and improved newsletter, WESTAF Now: Arts News and Notes from the West and Beyond.
WESTAF Update Notes #60 | February 2010 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 60th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF WESTAF Announces Development of an iPhone App for ZAPPlication.org™ WESTAF's development team is currently at work on an iPhone application for ZAPPlication.org™. Among other features, the "app" will allow visitors to art events, such as art festivals, fairs, and shows, to more readily locate artists and types of artwork on event grounds, access the event schedule, link to the Web sites of the event's exhibiting artists, leave comments about the work of exhibiting artists,...Read More
WESTAF Update Notes #59 | December 2009 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 59th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF WESTAF-Region State Arts Agency Executive Directors and Arts Leaders Will Meet in Denver in December On December 15 and 16, 2009, WESTAF-region state arts agency executive directors, board chairs, and state arts advocacy leaders from the West will gather in Denver for a professional development session. Steven J. Tepper, associate director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy, and assistant professor of sociology at Vanderbilt University, will lead a seminar addressing...Read More
WESTAF Update Notes #58 | July 2009 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 58th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Location and Dates Selected for the 2009 WESTAF Symposium The next WESTAF symposium will convene at the Aspen Meadows Resort, home of the Aspen Institute, in Aspen, Colorado, from Thursday, October 15, through Saturday, October 17, 2009. Topics for this year's symposium include: developing a new generation of arguments in support of public arts funding; ways the arts field can adapt to the evolving arts preferences of the public; ways state arts agencies can...Read More
WESTAF Update Notes #57 | February 2009 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 57th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Proceedings from Symposium and Conference Released WESTAF recently published the proceedings of Open Dialogue XI the biennial conference of the The Association of American Cultures (TAAC). Convened in July, 2007, the conference included a WESTAF-sponsored symposium and the proceedings center on the symposium content. Titled Global Connections to Cultural Democracy the meeting brought together policy makers, academics, arts administrators, theorists, and artists to discuss global migration, cultural democracy, diversity, and the arts. Participants...Read More